Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:26 PM
Source: Associated Press
Today's Birthdays: Rhythm-and-blues singer Earl "Speedo" Carroll (The Cadillacs; The Coasters) is 75. Singer Jay Black (Jay and the Americans) is 74. Political commentator Patrick Buchanan is 74. Actress Stefanie Powers is 70. Author Shere (shehr) Hite is 70. Rock musician Keith Emerson (Emerson, Lake and Palmer) is 68. Country-rock singer-songwriter J.D. Souther is 67. Actress Kate Linder is 65. Rock musician Carter Beauford (The Dave Matthews Band) is 55. Singer-songwriter k.d. lang is 51. Rock musician Bobby Dall (Poison) is 49. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage is 48. Actress Lauren Velez is 48. Actor David Schwimmer is 46. Christian/jazz singer Alvin Chea (Take 6) is 45. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is 45. Rock musician Fieldy is 43. Rock singer-musician John Hampson (Nine Days) is 41. Rhythm-and-blues singer Timothy Christian Riley (Tony Toni Tone) is 38. Rapper Nelly is 38. Prodigy (Mobb Deep) is 38. Actor Danny Cooksey is 37. Rock musician Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie) is 37. Country singer Erika Jo ("Nashville Star") is 26. Actor-singer Kendall Schmidt is 22.